FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a…
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow moderates a panel on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: "Math on Trump Covid strategy has millions dying before it works." -- "The Rachel Maddow Show"/MSNBC

Verdict: False

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Social Media Disinfo

 

 

Circulating on social media: A publication that maintains that the World Health Organization (WHO) “was wrong” and called “now” to avoid quarantine “as the main method to control the advance of the coronavirus.”

Verdict: False

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Factual Reads on Coronavirus

The coronavirus test results that predict an outbreak's course
Viral levels in people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in a specific town or city could be used to assess whether the epidemic there has passed its peak.
-- Nature, October 19